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When China Met Africa (2011)

16 April 2015

Wednesday May 20

6.30-9pm

Film / Discussion

Roberts Lecture Theatre 106, Roberts Building, Malet Place

In partnership with the Ming-Ai Association and UCL China Centre for Health & Humanity.

When China Met Africa (20110

In 2005, film directors Marc and Nick Francis noticed Chinese workers building a road in the Ethiopian countryside.  The brothers began to investigate China's growing presence in Africa, and their documentary film, 'When China Met Africa', was released in 2011. Join us for a screening of this film, described as "a rare grass-roots view into one of the most important economic challenges of the age" (The Times).  The screening will be followed by a discussion with the directors, and with Benny Dembitzer, a development economist who has worked in over 35 African countries.

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